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Apollo 8 Highlights

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APOLLO 8 AUDIO HIGHLIGHTS

CREW: Frank Borman, James Lovell, William Anders

LAUNCH: 7:51 AM EST, December 21, 1968

SPLASHDOWN: 10:51:42 AM EDT, DATE: December 27, 1968

DURATION: 6 Days, 3 Hours, 42 Seconds

INCLUDED IN THIS AUDIO HIGHLIGHT FILE:

1. Launch Phase from T-15 Seconds through T+ 3:00
2. âGo for TLIâ (Trans-Lunar Injection Burn)
3. TLI Burn Sequence through Cut-Off âSECOâ
4. Borman Describes View of Earth from Midway to Moon
5. Communications Prior to LOI (Lunar Orbit Insertion) to LOS
6. First Communications After LOI
7. Lovell Describes View of Earth from Lunar Orbit; Color of Water & Land Areas; Weather
8. âApollo 8, Live from The Moonâ Sequence; Commentary by Crew on Moonâs Appearance; âVast Forboding,â, etcetera.
9. Christmas Eve Service; Genesis Reading by All Crew Members
10. Communications Prior to Trans-Earth Injection (TEI) from 3 Minutes Till Loss of Signal
11. âThere Is A Santa Claus;â Lovell Comments After TEI Burn
12. Pre-Separation Communications; âPyro-Armâ Sequence
13. âReal Fireball;â Re-Entry
14. Post-Splashdown Commentary Relaying Crew-Recovery Conversations; Includes âAmerican Cheeseâ Comment
15. President Johnson Phones Congratulations to Crew on Recovery Ship

Digitized, cataloged and archived by the Houston Audio Control Room, at the NASA Johnson Space Center.


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